Guidelines for talks and posters

Guidelines for your talk

  • Please use one of the pptx templates to prepare your slides,
  • Please note that your presentation will be strictly timed and you will be stopped at 10 minutes,
  • The audience consists of young scientists from various research fields. Therefore, keep your talk simple and concentrate on the bigger picture
  • If you want to publish your slides subsequent to the meeting, please send the slides as pptx file to after the meeting. Please read the notes about publishing your slides below.


Guidelines for your poster and poster pitch

  • Posters will be presented as poster pitches (see below) and during a poster session, which will be hosted online. During the poster session you can show your poster by screen sharing and answer questions of participants.
  • Please use one of the pptx templates to prepare your poster and send it to until 15th September 2021. In case you want to publish your poster in OpenAgrar, a QR code an a DOI will be added,
  • Please prepare one PowerPoint slide containing your poster, which will be presented during your pitch,
  • Please note that your pitch will be strictly timed and you will be stopped at 2 minutes,
  • You are not allowed to use any further tools except one slide (your poster),
  • There will be no questions or discussions during the pitches,
  • Keep it simple: explain what your research is, explain what you did (or what you are doing) and explain what you have found and/or why it is important,
  • Encourage the audience to come and discuss your work with you in the poster session or another mutually agreed time


As in previous years, all talks of the conference will be evaluated by a jury consisting of researchers from the JKI. The best posters and poster pitches will be elected by the participants themselves. After the meeting the best talks and posters/pitches will be honoured with a financial award sponsored by the GFF.


Notes about publishing your slides or poster

A publication of your slides or poster is accompanied by licensing the work with a creative commons attribution 4.0 international license. With this license, your work can be shared and adapted if appropriate credit is given by providing your (author) name. Furthermore, your poster or slides will obtain a digital object identifier (DOI) making your work permanently findable and citable.

If you decide to publish your slides or poster, please be aware of using only images for which you have the usage rights or that are licensed accordingly. Databases with licensed or public domain images are Search Creative Commons, Pixabay or Freeimages.